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Eggplant Tahini Pate

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Category: Indian, Appetizers, Spreads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Eggplant
  • 1 lg Garlic clove
  • 3 Shallots
  • 1 ts Garam Masala
  • 3 tb Tahini (creamed sesame)
  • 1 Lemon peel, finely grated
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 ts Olive oil
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Halved lemon slices (opt)
  • Fresh parsley sprig (opt)
  • Pita bread, cut in strips


Preheat oven to 350'F. (175'C.). Prick eggplant several times with a fork.

Bake eggplant in preheated oven 30-40 minutes or until softened and skin
has turned dark brown. Cool, trim ends and peel eggplant. Process flesh in
a blender or food processor with garlic, shallots, Garam Masala, tahini,
lemon peel and juice until smooth and evenly combined.

Season with salt. Spoon mixture into a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil
and sprinkle with cayenne pepper. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley
sprig, if desired, and serve with pita bread.

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